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Film Commissioner Touts Fledgling Incentive Program
by Samantha Wright
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorado has been attracting more and more film and television projects over the past two years, thanks to its fledgling film incentive program, created through the passage of House Bill 1286 in 2012.
Search Is on for Telluride Medical Center Site
by Samuel Adams
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Medical Center, long in need of a new, larger facility, will begin its search in earnest next week.
MHS Student Creates Initiative to Get Teens to Vote
by Watch Staff
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
By the end of the day Thursday, with support from Montrose High School staffers and representatives from the League of Women Voters, he signed up more than 50 students.
Two Bear Creek Access Gates Now Open
by Watch Staff
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to their proximity to private property, some gates will not return but two access gates are now open.
Paralympic Snowboarder Heidi Jo Duce Takes 5th in Sochi
by Samantha Wright
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
But three rounds of brutal competition on an icy course at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center sent many contenders crashing spectacularly or (in Duce’s case) slipping out-of-bounds.
Effects of Pilot Shortage Hits Nation’s Regional Airports
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Denver flights to Telluride will be suspended from April to June.
Ouray Wins Battle to Have Its Water Rights Re-Tabulated
by Samantha Wright
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
The decision hinged on the timing of the state’s historic adjudications of water rights in the late 1800s.
New Hotel Proposed for East End of Main Street
by Samuel Adams
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The proposed Hotel Ajax would bring a new full-service hotel to Telluride, helping meet a longstanding town goal of adding hot beds.
OBT More Than ‘Just A Funding Source’
by William Woody
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
With an eye to sales, city ups budget for partnering in creation and promotion of special events.
Telluride Loses Mark Buchsieb
by Samuel Adams
Mar 13, 2014 | 8 8 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
'He Was the Voice of the Town,' Says Mayor Stu Fraser
Pinhead Institute Executive Director to Step Down
by Watch Staff
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
“It has been an incredible learning experience; I have met some of the most brilliant and incredible people, and have loved so many moments with this organization,” said Pinhead Institute’s Sonchia...
Telluride Tourism Sees Growth in 2013
by Samuel Adams
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Airline passengers, skier visits and tourism revenues are up compared to last year, according to the ski resort, flight alliance and tourism board.
Councilors: Vote Yes to Make Montrose a Gigabyte City
by William Woody
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, council urged voters to approve Measure A in April, which will re-establish the city's right to provide telecommunication services and broadband infrastructure.
Body Recovered From Uncompahgre Plateau
by Watch Staff
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Identification is pending an investigation by Montrose County Coroner Dr. Thomas Canfield.
House Dems Shoot Down County Election Bill
by Watch Staff
Mar 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
SB84 would have given Colorado voters residing in counties with a population 70,000 or less the power to elect their county commissioners by local districts.
Black Canyon Tourism Brings in Big Bucks
by William Woody
Mar 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park drew 192,500 visitors to its painted walls in 2012; they dropped roughly $11 million in tourism revenues.
With New Pastor at Helm, Struggling Church Springs Back to Life
by Samantha Wright
Mar 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Rev. John Gowins wears two hats at Ouray’s Calvary Assembly of God, where he is both pastor, and executive director of the Eagle’s Nest Retreat, providing residential counseling for ministers and t...
Rotary Red Ball Express Rolls on March 9
Mar 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sunday, March 9, someone will be $5,000 richer, and perhaps, $100,000 richer. The Rotary Red Ball Express is back for its 11th year, and this year is shaping up to be the biggest year yet for th...
KOTO Special Election Still on Hold
by Samuel Adams
Mar 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The board of directors still seeks legal counsel and is doubtful that a special election will happen any time soon. The board also approved the creation of a new event, and decided to hold the annu...
Drive High, Get a DUI
by Watch Staff
Mar 06, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
March 10 marks the official kick-off of CDOT's new Drive High, Get a DUI campaign.